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Basketball tournament helps raise funds, awareness to combat bullying

The trio of DeAnthony Stevens, Linda Carlson and Tiffany Weathers organized the "Love of Larry" Basketball tournament held all day Saturday at the Boys and Girls Club Of Bulloch County on Denmark Street in Statesboro.

December 12, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Exceptions, athletics and academics at Georgia Southern

The press conference on Nov. 21 following the final Georgia Southern football game of the 2009 season saw the announcement that Chris Hatcher would no longer be the team's coach, but it also brought up questions about the academic side of GSU athletics.

December 12, 2009 | By MATT YOGUS | Local


Portal student arrested at school

A Portal Middle-High School teen was arrested Thursday after causing a disturbance at school, said Portal Police Chief Jason Sapp.

December 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


SES office staff a tightly-knit group

The front office staff of four women at Stilson Elementary School consists of two seasoned veterans, Gwen Kendrick and Billie Jean Plankenhorn, and two relative newcomers, Theresa Ernst and Jennifer Kniphfer.

December 11, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GSU holds commencement

Volunteering is the way to make life more valuable and meaningful, said Wayne Pacelle, CEO and president of the Humane Society of the United States, who spoke Friday morning during the 18th Annual Fall Commencement for Georgia Southern University's Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

December 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Letters to Truman; GSU Fall Commencement

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December 11, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Giving a warm donation

With the true spirit of the holidays in mind, a local service organization and a local dry cleaner are teaming up to gather winter coats for needy individuals in the county.

December 10, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro - Holiday Blood Drive; Mary-Kate's Entertainment Beat: Born Forty band

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December 10, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


An apology for our inexcusable headline error

First of all, I apologize for the appalling error that appeared in the lead headline of Thursday's Statesboro Herald. I apologize to the family and friends of Brandie Danielle Davis for our carelessness that is inexcusable for such a sensitive and tragic story. I apologize to our readers for doing our jobs in a manner that brings into question our competence and credibility.

December 10, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Police: No suspects in homicide

Statesboro Police officers have stepped up patrol around apartment complexes near the Georgia Southern University, but not because of a murder investigation.

December 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


For the Love of Larry

On Jan. 7 of 2009, 17-year-old Larry Rakeen Parks died. Though almost no one knew it at the time, the Statesboro High junior was the victim of vicious bullying and chose to end his life.

December 10, 2009 | Jim Healy | Local


Police rule woman's death a homicide

Autopsy reports Wednesday revealed a 19-year-old Ogeechee Technical College student was strangled to death in her Statesboro apartment.

December 09, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - All invited to 'Dinner' on Friday

The first guests on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show were two cast members from the Averitt STARS production of "The Man Who Came To Dinner." The play premieres Friday inside the Emma Kelly Theater.

December 09, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Studio Statesboro - MTV interviews students in Claxton; Artists brown bag lunch

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December 09, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Lions spearhead winter coat drive for kids

Tuesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Jim Thibodeau, president of the Statesboro Lions Club. He came on to talk about the club's winter coat drive, "Coats for Kids."

December 08, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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Georgia House panel approves bill allowing guns on campus

ATLANTA - Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation that began advancing Thursday in the Georgia House despite the Republican ...

February 17, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Merger pending, Armstrong gets interim president

In news this week related to the merger of Armstrong State University with Georgia Southern University, an interim president has been appointed to lead Armstrong ...

February 17, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged in strong-arm robbery

A strong-arm robbery suspect faces charges after reportedly assaulting another man on Hill Street on Monday.

February 15, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


School system to hire 3 principals

The Bulloch County schools posted job notices this week seeking principals for Southeast Bulloch High School, Mill Creek Elementary School and Portal Elementary School.

February 15, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch’s Deputy of the Year

Law enforcement wasn't the first career choice for Bulloch County sheriff's Sr. Deputy Maurice Lester. In fact, he spent 22 years working for ...

February 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Alice follows the White Rabbit to the Boro

Bits N' Pieces Puppet Theatre will bring the beloved children's classic, "Alice in Wonderland," to the Emma Kelly Theater for a Family Night Out ...

February 14, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Prayer service held for local resident with leukemia

Family, friends and community members gathered last week for a prayer service at Connection Church for local resident Clay Chandler, owner of Chandler Roofing.

February 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Police shoot armed truck theft suspect

An armed man who was shot Monday by law enforcement as they were pursuing a stolen vehicle on Interstate 16 in Emanuel County remains in ...

February 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rotarians honor High as Citizen of the Year

Dr. James A. "Jimmy" High retired from his orthodontics practice in 2009 after 34 years but now provides free dental care at the Hearts & Hands ...

February 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Cobbtown teen arrested on molestation charges

Statesboro police arrested a Cobbtown teen on charges of child molestation after an investigation into an incident in Statesboro in December.

February 13, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Boro native joins Guido Evangelism Ministry in Metter

A Statesboro native and recent Georgia Southern University graduate, Win Lee took over last week as director of Evangelism and Discipleship of Guido Ministries and ...

February 13, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia GOP proposing new state role in struggling schools

ATLANTA - The state would have broad authority to intervene in struggling schools and make significant changes to staff and management under legislation introduced by Georgia ...

February 13, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Burnette earns promotion; staying in Boro

Synovus, the parent company of Sea Island Bank in Statesboro and Savannah, announced last week the promotion of Darron Burnette to Synovus Division CEO.

February 13, 2017 | | Local


Georgia Southern team wins national retail 'challenge'

A team of Georgia Southern University students received first place for the 2017 Student Challenge, a business case competition for National Retail Federation Student Association ...

February 13, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


MLES teacher wins prestigious Georgia Science Teacher of Promise award

She began Friday's lesson with a picture of an Ophiderma bimaculata and said to the fifth graders, "You're about to get a feel ...

February 11, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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